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There are 3 ways to get from Inverness to Caithness by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Latheronwheel, Whalebone Gate X98 / ...

$67 - $88

Cheapest option

Train  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Scotscalder

$56 - $69

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2h 18m

  1. Drive from Inverness to Caithness 103 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Inverness to Caithness is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 2h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Inverness to Caithness is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 2h 18m.

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The distance between Inverness and Caithness is 70 miles. The road distance is 103 miles.

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The best way to get from Inverness to Caithness without a car is to bus which takes 2h 58m and costs £50 - £70.

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It takes approximately 2h 58m to get from Inverness to Caithness, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Inverness to Caithness is to bus which takes 2h 58m and costs £50 - £70. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £40 - £55 and takes 3h 45m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Inverness to Caithness is 103 miles. It takes approximately 2h 18m to drive from Inverness to Caithness.

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There are 79+ hotels available in Caithness. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 70.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 58m

What companies run services between Inverness, Scotland and Caithness, Scotland?

Stagecoach Highlands operates a bus from Inverness to Caithness 3 times a day. Tickets cost $17 - $24 and the journey takes 2h 25m. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from Inverness to Caithness 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $50 and the journey takes 3h 30m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Scotscalder
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $50
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Latheronwheel, Whalebone Gate
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
Stagecoach Highlands

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